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  • Henderson channels Gerrard for club and country
    Henderson channels Gerrard for club and country

    Liverpool's England midfielder Jordan Henderson believes "there will never be another Steven Gerrard", but he is determined to ensure that his club-mate's legacy lives on through his own performances. Gerrard retired from international duty last year and will leave Liverpool at the end of the season, with Henderson, 24, the leading candidate to succeed him as captain at Anfield. The former Sunderland midfielder is now a central figure for both club and country, and while he is dismissive of suggestions he is being groomed as Gerrard's replacement, he cites the 34-year-old as a major influence. "I've learnt a lot from Stevie," Henderson told journalists during a briefing earlier this week.

  • Djokovic overcomes wobble to win Miami opener
    Djokovic overcomes wobble to win Miami opener

    Defending champions Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams launched their Miami Open repeat bids in constrasting style on Saturday, Djokovic battling past Martin Klizan as Williams cruised into the third round. Djokovic, the top seed who is looking for a fifth Miami Masters crown, had to work for his 6-0, 5-7, 6-1 second-round victory over Slovakia's Klizan.

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